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June Children's Activities


Summer Reading Club:  Libraries Rock!
All library branches, June 2 - July 28, 2018
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
Kick Off Summer Party!
Saturday, June 2
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Fun games, photo booth, and ice cream treats!
Friday, June 1
11:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Stop by the library to sign up! You will get an ice cream sandwich donated by our friends at Save a Lot!   
Friday, June 1
11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sign up and receive a free ice cream sandwich from Shipshewana Forks County Line Store!  

Storytimes & Family Programs    Everyone welcome!
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
Storytime
Tuesday, June 5

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Summertime!

Storytime
Tuesday, June 12

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Fathers Are Special!

Storytime
Tuesday, June 19

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Butterfly, Butterfly

Preschool Dance Party & Storytime
Friday, June 22
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Ages 2-6


Storytime
Tuesday, June 26
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Insects Are Cool!
  Simple Sounds Program
with Bob Shanahan
Thursday, June 28

11:30 a.m.
Bob Shanahan will read
Do You Do a Didgeridoo?

School-Age Events    Please call 260-463-2841 x1070 to register for these programs.
LaGrange Main Library  
Grades K-5:
Developing Readers Program

Monday, June 4
Grades completed K-2:
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Grades completed 3-5:
    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Must be able to read.


Grades 4-8:
Masterpiece Paint Party

Thursday, June 7
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Free!

Grades K-5:
Developing Readers Program
Monday, June 11
Grades completed K-2
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Grades completed 3-5:
    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Must be able to read.

Grades K-5:
Developing Readers Program
Monday, June 18
Grades completed K-2:
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Grades completed 3-5:
    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Must be able to read.

Grades K-5:
Developing Readers Program
Monday, June 25
Grades completed K-s:
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Grades completed 3-5:
    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Must be able to read.
   

Family Movies      Free Popcorn!  Bring your own covered drink!
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
Friday, June 8
6:00 p.m.
A Wrinkle in Time

1 hr. 49 min
Rated PG

Friday, June 15
6:00 p.m.
Sherlock Gnomes

1 hr. 26 min
Rated PG
Saturday, June 9
11:00 a.m.
Peter Rabbit

1 hr. 33 min.
Rated PG

Saturday, June 23
11:00 a.m.
Sherlock Gnomes

1 hr. 26 min
Rated PG
Saturday, June 9
1:00 p.m.
Sing

1 hr. 48 min.
Rated PG

Saturday, June 16
1:00 p.m.
Walk the Line

2 hr. 16 min.
Rated PG-13

Saturday, June 23
1:00 p.m.
Beach Blanket Bingo

1 hr. 37 min.
Not Rated

Saturday, June 30
1:00 p.m.
Coco

1 hr. 45 min.
Rated PG

Drop-In Activities for All Ages
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
Fathers Day Craft
Friday, June 15
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

LEGO Saturday
Saturday, June 30
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Build with us!
Make & Take Musical Crafts
All materials provided.
Wednesday, June 6
12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Tambourines

Wednesday, June 13
12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Pan Flutes


Wednesday, June 20
12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Jingle Bell Sticks


Wednesday, June 27
12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Thumb Pianos
Color to Tunes in the Afternoon
We’ll color a coloring page that goes along with the tune of the day!  
Monday, June 11
12:30 - 5:30 p.m
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Itsy Bitsy Spider

Monday, June 25
12:30 - 5:30 p.m
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Mary Had a Little Lamb
Make & Take Weekly Crafts
June 4 - 9
Drums

June 11 - 16
Pan Flutes


June 18 - 23
Tambourine


June 25 - 30
12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Jingle Bell Shaker Sticks

July Children's Activities

Summer Reading Club:  Libraries Rock!
All library branches, June 2 - July 28, 2018
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Wolfe Building, Shipshewana
Finale Party
Saturday, July 28

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
We are ending our summer reading program with a delicious literary treat! Come join us for a Book Tasting!  
Enjoy some great books, treats and an ice cream sundae bar!  Grab your menu, travel around the library, and collect your final summer reading prize!  
Finale Party
Saturday, July 21
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Fun Games!
Cool Prizes!
Refreshements!
Entertainment!
Crafts!
...come join us!
Finale Party
Thursday, July 26
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.
It’s a Summer Musical Beach Party! Located at the Wolfe Building, 345 Morton Street, Shipshewana. Activities include a treasure map of challenges. There will be prizes and fun!  


Storytimes & Family Programs    Everyone welcome!
LaGrange Main Library  
Storytime
Tuesday, July 3

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Camping Is Cool!

Rock of Ages
Friday, July 6
1:00 p.m.
This event is for kids of all ages who love rocks.  Scott Beam will be talking to us about rocks from different ages through time. (Bring your favorite Rock for a "Rock Beauty Contest"!)

Storytime
Tuesday, July 10

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Farm-Time

Storytime
Tuesday, July 17

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Gardens Galore!

Storytime
Tuesday, July 24
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Construction

Storytime
Tuesday, July 31
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Dog, Dogs, Dogs!
   


School-Age Events    Please call 260-463-2841 x1070 to register for these programs.
LaGrange Main Library  
Grades K-5:
Developing Readers Program

Monday, July 2
Grades completed K-2:
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Grades completed 3-5:
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Must be able to read.


Grades K-5:
Developing Readers Program
Monday, July 9
Grades completed K-2
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Grades completed 3-5:
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Must be able to read.

Grades K-5:
Developing Readers Program
Monday, July 23
Grades completed K-2:
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Grades completed 3-5:
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Must be able to read.

Grades 2-6:
Tea Time & Poetry
Wednesday, July 25
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Please register at the Children's Desk.
This is a special event for boys and girls!  Bring your favorite poem to share or pick one from our many poetry books!  

Grades K-5:
Developing Readers Program
Monday, July 30
Grades completed K-s:
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Grades completed 3-5:
    1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Must be able to read.
   

Family Movies      Free Popcorn!  Bring your own covered drink!
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
  Saturday, July 7
11:00 a.m.
A Wrinkle in Time
1 hr. 49 min.
Rated PG
Saturday, July 7
1:00 p.m.
La Bamba

1 hr. 48 min.
Rated PG-13

Saturday, July 14
10:00 a.m.
Oklahoma

2 hr. 25 min.
Rated G

Saturday, July 21
1:00 p.m.
The One and Only Genuine, Original, Family Band

1 hr. 50 min.
Rated G

Drop-In Activities for All Ages
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
Make & Take
While supplies last.
Wednesday, July 11
Paint a pet rock for your garden!

Make & Take Musical Crafts
All materials provided.
Wednesday, July 11
12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Plastic Container Drums

Wednesday, July 18
12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Maracas

Color to Tunes in the Afternoon
We’ll color a coloring page that goes along with the tune of the day!  
Monday, July 9
12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Farmer in the Dell
Make & Take Weekly Crafts
July 9 - 14
Ankle or Wrist Bells

July 16 - 21
Shakers


July 23 - 28
Make a summer craft you missed.